Beautiful Color Photos of Life in London From Early to Mid Seventies

These nostalgic pictures were from Flickr user Blackthorne57’s collection. They reveal what the capital city looked like in this bygone era, which was known for feminism, high inflation levels, IRA bomb threats and widespread trade union strikes. More fascinating photographs could be found at Blackthorne57’s brilliant Flickr site. Flyposting, Tottenham, 1970


Flyposting, North London, 1970


Billingsgate Fish Market, 1971


Covent Garden fruit and vegetable market, 1971


Kings Cross Station, 1971


Petticoat Lane Market, 1972


F Cooke Pie & Mash shop, Kingsland Road, Dalston, 1972


Jays Jewellers shop, Essex Road, 1973


Silver Street, Edmonton, 1973


Browns Bakeries of Tottenham hand delivery cart, 1973


Faringdon Road book market, 1973


Old Covent Garden market, vegetable lorry, 1974


Thamesside Warehouses, 1974


Horse-drawn coal merchant’s cart in North London, 1974


Covent Garden fruit and vegetable market, 1974


Shop on the corner of Somerset Road, Edmonton, 1975


Marine Ices, Chalk Farm, 1975


Ladies chatting, Green Lanes, Winchmore Hill, 1975


A bus at Southgate on a misty morning, 1975


Man with a mattress, Southgate Circus, 1975


Spencer Fish Shop on a grim day, Southgate, 1975


Stanley Owen Green, 1976


Piccadilly Circus, 1976


Bathers in Trafalgar Square fountain, 1976


 Trafalgar Square, 1976

Related Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

© 2024 DailyNews - WordPress Theme by WPEnjoy